It is very unfortunate for a child to be devoid of the blessing of their parents. Matilda Ledger is such a child who lost her father at the tender age of two. However, she is finding all the love of the world from her generous mom.
Matilda is best known as the only daughter of the legendary late actor Heath Ledger and actress Michell Wiliams. She is also seen as the spitting image of her late father. And despite being a celebrity child, she is keeping her life away from the limelight.
Close To Mum; Secluded Personal Life
Matilda is pretty close to her mom, Michelle. As of now, the mother-daughter duo maintains a low-key life. In an interview with InStyle in May 2018, Michelle stated that she would pass down everything she has to her daughter including her jewelry and paper flower collection as well.
Matilda pictured with her mom while going to school in May 2018 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
She is taking full responsibilities for her daughter. On 5 January 2015, she tweeted saying that she would put her kids in great schools and take them on a great trip. The very same day she said she graduated from her school on 5 June 1997.
Matilda resembles with the face of her late father, Heath Ledger. Her parents started dating in 2004. They first laid their eyes on each other while working together on a movie Brokeback Mountain. They even welcomed their only daughter in the same year in October. They tragically ended their relationship in 2007 that heavily impacted Australian actors’ life.
Her father went into a self-destructive mode and eventually died of cardiac arrest due to the prescription drug overdose. She was only two years of age when her father passed away.
What Is Matilda Ledger’s Net Worth?
Matilda is barely a teenager and hasn't been associated with any profession. However, she has inherited the staggering net worth of 16.3 million of her father, Heath Ledger. Her father signed a will on 12 April 2003 where he left everything to his parents and three sisters before he died at the age of twenty-eight. But, her grandfather, Kim Ledger had given all his money to Matilda and her mother.
Her father accumulated his wealth from his acting career in nineteen movies. He was an Academy Award and Golden Award-winning actor best known for his role of Joker in The Dark Knight opposite of Christian Bale.
She also enjoys the fortunes of her mother, Michelle, who has a jaw-dropping net worth of $16 million. The American actress has appeared in movies like Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, My Week with Marilyn. She has amassed significant portion of her wealth by appearing in 188 episodes of Dawson’s Creek.
Born in 2005 in New York City, United States of America, Matilda Ledger celebrates her birthday on 28 October every year. She weighed 6lbs 5 Oz during her time of birth. The meaning of her name means 'The Militant Rose.' She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She looks a little shorter than her mother who stands tall at the height of 1.63 m (5' 4'').